30 days in Tasmania Itinerary

30 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Fly to Devonport Airport, Drive to Gunns Plains
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Gunns Plains
— 1 night
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Launceston
— 9 nights
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Coles Bay
— 6 nights
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Drive to Kettering, Ferry to Bruny, Drive to Bruny Island
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Bruny Island
— 5 nights
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Drive to Bruny, Ferry to Kettering, Drive to Hobart
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Hobart
— 8 nights
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Gunns Plains

— 1 night
On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Wings Wildlife Park, then Head underground at Gunns Plains Caves, then do a tasting at Leven Valley Vineyard, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Hellyer Gorge.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Gunns Plains route website.

Perth to Gunns Plains is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Gunns Plains is 2 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Perth in September; daily highs in Gunns Plains reach 14°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Gunns Plains

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Wineries

Side Trip

Launceston

— 9 nights

The Heart of Tasmania

Lying in the Tamar Valley and surrounded by forested hills, the grid-patterned city of Launceston boasts shaded avenues, vibrant street life, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
You'll explore and learn at Low Head Pilot Station Maritime Museum and Greenoaks Gallery. Step off the beaten path and head to Holm Oak Vineyards and Tamar Island Wetlands. Get out of town with these interesting Launceston side-trips: Sidmouth (Loira Vines, Swinging Gate Vineyard, &more), Low Head (Low Head Penguin Tours & The Low Head Lighthouse) and Iron Pot Bay Vineyard (in Rowella). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. Next up on the itinerary: do sightseeing your way with Prestige Tours Tasmania, Head underground at Marakoopa Cave, enjoy the sea views from Mersey Bluff Lighthouse, and identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Launceston road trip planning website.

Getting from Gunns Plains to Launceston by car takes about 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wineries · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Coles Bay

— 6 nights
Overlooking one of Tasmania's most scenic strips of coastline and serving as the gateway to Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay is home to just 500 permanent residents.
Get some cultural insight at Devil's Corner Cellar Door and Spiky Bridge. Step off the beaten path and head to Freycinet National Park and Cape Tourville Lighthouse. Go for a jaunt from Coles Bay to Cranbrook to see Spring Vale Wines about 34 minutes away. Spend a day of island exploring on the 13th (Mon) at Maria Island National Park. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Friendly Beaches, don't miss a visit to Mt Amos Climb, stroll through Honeymoon Bay, and see the interesting displays at Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Coles Bay trip planner.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Coles Bay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bruny Island.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bruny Island

— 5 nights
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
Get some cultural insight at Cape Bruny Lighthouse and Bruny Island History Room. Take a break from the city and head to South Bruny National Park and Fluted Cape Trail. Spend the 20th (Mon) wandering through the wild on Inala Nature Tours. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Bligh Museum of Pacific Exploration, stop by Bruny Island Honey, don't miss a visit to The Neck, and do a tasting at Bruny Island Premium Wines.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bruny Island day trip planning website.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Coles Bay to Bruny Island in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. In September, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Hobart

— 8 nights

Tasmania's Capital City

Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
St. David's Cathedral and Port Arthur Historic Site will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore Maritime Museum OF Tasmania and Museum of Old and New Art (Mona). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hobart: Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton), Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider (in Huonville) and Raptor Refuge (in Kettering). The adventure continues: gain some tasty knowledge on Drink Tasmania Premium Tours, trek along Tahune Forest AirWalk, visit North Hobart, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Hobart route planning website.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Bruny Island to Hobart in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Tasmania travel guide

4.5
Wildlife Areas · Art Museums · Mountains
Unspoiled beauty and colorful nature are the hallmarks of Tasmania, Australia’s smallest state. This picturesque island boasts some of the country’s most attractive stretches of coastline and a number of distinctive, forested mountain ranges. The state capital, Hobart, serves as an ideal base for exploration of the island’s interior and opulent beaches.